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Thread: Action from Radio Button

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    Default Action from Radio Button

    I'm creating a Temperature Converter, and I want the program to do a certain command once a Radio Button option is selected based on that choice.

    What I've done so far; below are the two radio buttons, Fahrenheit to Celsius and Celsius to Fahrenheit and the button Confirm that when clicked performs the action.

    			{
    				rdbtnFtoC = new JRadioButton();
    				getContentPane().add(rdbtnFtoC);
    				rdbtnFtoC.setText("Fahrenheit to Celsius");
    				rdbtnFtoC.setBounds(51, 144, 140, 18);
    				btnGTemp.add(rdbtnFtoC);
    			}
    			{
    				rdbtnCtoF = new JRadioButton();
    				getContentPane().add(rdbtnCtoF); 
    				rdbtnCtoF.setText("Celsius to Fahrenheit");
    				rdbtnCtoF.setBounds(51, 168, 140, 18);
    				btnGTemp.add(rdbtnCtoF); 
    			}
    			{
    				btnConvert = new JButton();
    				getContentPane().add(btnConvert);
    				btnConvert.setText("Convert!");
    				btnConvert.setBounds(401, 153, 121, 38);
    				btnConvert.addActionListener(new ActionListener() {
    					public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent evt) {
    						System.out.println("btnConvert.actionPerformed, event="+evt);
    						//TODO add your code for btnConvert.actionPerformed
    						int val = txtInsert.getInt();
    						[B]if(rdbtnFtoC){[/B]
    							// Create a command that uses the radio button selection and converts the number in the box using the conversion formula.
     
     
    						}
    					}
    				});
    			}
     
    			pack();
    			this.setSize(602, 403);
    		} catch (Exception e) {
    			e.printStackTrace();
    		}
    	}
     
    }

    I'm not sure if I can add an if statement, :/ I'm brand new to GUI so not entirely aware of how it works.
    Help please?
    Last edited by Json; April 26th, 2010 at 10:05 AM. Reason: fixed your code tag


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